$ 2,725,431 raised 9,867 gifts
1st Generation Undergraduate Student Support has raised $ 22,759 from 212 gifts!
1st Generation Undergraduate Student Support

The FIRST Resource Center provides a supportive community and network of resources for Tufts' first generation, low-income, and undocumented populations. FIRST welcomes any student who identifies with the first generation college student experience and works to provide necessary financial knowledge, information about Tufts, and access to opportunities and resources to support student success during their time at Tufts.

 

The BEST and BLAST programs support first generation undergraduate liberal arts (BLAST) and engineering (BEST) scholars by providing a residential six-week program in the summer prior to the first year at Tufts with program commitments during each of the following academic years. This program prepares students for a rigorous college curriculum and orientation to Tufts culture and resources to provide for a successful transition.

 

 

You Were Heard!
4 days ago

The noise on #TuftsGivingTuesday was off the charts. It was the sound of the Tufts community creating a brighter world. 

 

Thank you for giving! Together, our herd crushed more than 60 challenges university-wide, supporting financial aid and fellowships, student activities, veterinary medical care, athletics, global health, and so much more.  Thank you for making a resounding difference! 

$25,000
Be Heard Challenge #1
How quickly can we get to 2,500 gifts? Jon Levy, E83, is challenging us to start off #TuftsGivingTuesday in a Jumbo way! We got this!
2,500 / 2,500 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Be Heard Challenge #2
Whoa, that was fast! Ken Rosh, A85, A19P, A21P, & Merideth Schlesinger, A19P, A21P, are now challenging you to reach 5,000 donors. $25,000 is on the line. Let's keep it going!
5,000 / 5,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #3
We have 5,000 gifts in the bag and are now going for 6,000! Jim Lawton, E88, is challenging us to keep the momentum going.
6,000 / 6,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #4
6,000 gifts already! Holly Kelly, J88, & Andrew Lipsky want to encourage us to make the magic happen. 1,000 more gifts secures their $10,000 challenge gift.
7,000 / 7,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #5
Bravo! Another goal reached. Another challenge to go! Courtney Murray Goldsmith, J93, putting $10,000 on the line to encourage us to get 1,000 more gifts.
8,000 / 8,000 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Be Heard Challenge #6
We are rolling now. Tom O'Brien, A60, A92P, is so impressed and wants to see how far the Tufts community can go. Another 500 donors will unlock his $5,000.
8,500 / 8,500 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Be Heard Challenge #7
Wow! The Tufts community is awe-inspiring! 8,500 gifts so far--Sarah Barnett, A02, is challenging us to get 9,000. Let's go!
9,000 / 9,000 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #8
Did you hear? We just set a #TuftsGivingTuesday donor record! Most donors ever! Tufts friends Bruce & Trudi Denlinger are launching us into new territory with another challenge. 250 gifts for $2,500! You've got this!
9,250 / 9,250 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #9
We can't believe this! Let's go for 250 more! $2,500 in challenge funds are available thanks to Dr. Lara Oboler, J91 & Louis Jaffe.
9,500 / 9,500 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #10
The global Jumbo community is the best. You are all rocking it today! And, so is George Mussalli, A95. He's putting up another $2,500 in challenge funding. Can you get us to 9,750 gifts?
9,750 / 9,750 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
FIRST Challenge
The FIRST center, along with the BEST and BLAST programs, support all aspects of life for first generation undergraduate students. Diane Kalishman, J87, is leading the herd on this challenge.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
1852 Student Giving Challenge
Students are big supporters on #TuftsGivingTuesday. Thomas Saujet, A96, and Hannah Targoff Saujet, J98, along with Kevin Oye, E79, want to celebrate this by serving as this year's student giving challenge donors. 1852, go brown and blue!
1,852 / 1,852 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Be Heard Around The World
If you live outside the US, this is the challenge for you. Christabel Lo, E84, A85, is encouraging Tufts fans who live farther afield to show your support. Watch the heat map light up as people from all over the world join in this Tufts tradition.
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
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